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Parameters for an electromagnetic naval railgun

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3 Author(s)
McNab, I.R. ; Inst. for Adv. Technol., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA ; Fish, S. ; Stefani, F.

The United States Navy is considering the electromagnetic (EM) railgun as a future candidate for long-range shore bombardment missions. This brief study evaluates the gun and the pulsed power supply for this application. Approximate parameters are derived for a notional system that includes the projectile, launch package, railgun, and pulsed power components

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Magnetics, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:37 ,  Issue: 1 )